Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Ricardo to support development of South Korea’s Great Train eXpress project

24th January 2020

Ricardo Rail’s team will provide system engineering support during construction of Line A of the South Korean capital’s planned high-speed […]

Tideworks Technology for G&W Terminals across the UK

24th January 2020

Tideworks Technology® Inc. (Tideworks), a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal operating system (TOS) solutions, has announced that Freightliner and Pentalver, […]

WMCA helps homeless people to start a new career in construction

24th January 2020

Five people have landed new jobs to escape the downward spiral of homelessness and unemployment, thanks to a training programme […]

White Rose Rail Station submitted for planning

23rd January 2020

ADP has submitted designs to Leeds City Council for a new railway station at White Rose, in south Leeds. The […]

Costain appoints Simon Ellison as Rail Sector Director

23rd January 2020

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Simon Ellison as rail sector director. In his new role, Simon will […]

Read the final Margam Incident report here

23rd January 2020

On 3 July 2019, at 09:52 the driver of a Great Western Railway train from Swansea to London Paddington reported […]

Birmingham Airport and Midlands Connect sign ground-breaking agreement

22nd January 2020

Birmingham Airport and Sub-national Transport Body Midlands Connect have signed a collaboration agreement, committing to work closely together to improve […]

New chapter begins for Story with official opening of Blantyre office

21st January 2020

Fred Story, the founder of family-owned Story Contracting, today cut the ribbon at the formal opening of the new Scottish […]

Vital weekend improvement works for West Coast Mainline

21st January 2020

Network Rail will be delivering a multi-million-pound programme of maintenance and renewal work on the West Coast Mainline over 10 […]

Network Rail unveils updated plan to protect vital south west rail line bordered by steep cliffs and the sea

21st January 2020

Updated proposals have today (20 January) been published for a series of potential changes to a section of railway line […]

New category launched for Transport and Logistics as part of the WeAreTheCity Rising Star Awards 2020 in partnership with CILT UK

20th January 2020

Now in its sixth year, the Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline […]

Cabinet welcomes proposals to move Chester City Gateway vision forward

20th January 2020

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cabinet agreed to take forward ambitious plans for the Chester City Gateway project, a regeneration […]

Combined Authority Board votes to move forward with Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro regional routes

20th January 2020

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Transport Committee has today approved £100,000 to progress business cases for the regional arms […]

Building begins on South Wales Metro Control Centre

20th January 2020

Transport for Wales reaches another key milestone as building work begins on their £100 million Metro Depot at Taff’s Well. […]

Passengers to get faster journeys between Somerset and Dorset following bridge renewal at Yetminster

17th January 2020

Network Rail is to carry out upgrades between Castle Cary and Weymouth over a series of weekends this spring to […]

Glenfinnan Viaduct is the back drop to railway protection work

16th January 2020

Work is underway to protect the railway from potential landslips and rock-falls from the hillsides and embankments around the iconic […]

Network Rail announce major improvement to Beverley railway station

15th January 2020

Network Rail has announced that £600,000 will be invested at Beverley railway station to improve passenger experience and enhance the […]

40 miles on battery power – a UK first for Vivarail

15th January 2020

Vivarail’s Class 230 battery train has achieved a UK first by travelling 40 miles on battery power alone. In testing […]

New Merseyrail train in UK and on the way to the city region

15th January 2020

One of the new trains for the Merseyrail network has left the factory in Switzerland and is now in the […]

XRAIL Group awarded 7-year maintenance contract on mega project in Saudi Arabia

15th January 2020

XRAIL Group is proud to announce it has won a prestigious long-term maintenance contract in Saudi Arabia on the Haramain […]

Work begins on new station at Bow Street

14th January 2020

Transport for Wales has begun work on the new £8-million railway station at Bow Street in Ceredigion. Opening to passengers […]

First of a Kind Funding Workshop launched

14th January 2020

What better way to kick-off 2020, than to enter a competition that can take your product idea to new heights. […]